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Grip the Knife!

Grip the Knife Properly in a Self Defense Situation or Risk Losing it in the Struggle. If you’re thinking of carrying and using an edged weapon as a self-defense option, you’d better give some serious thought to one of the most basic elements of edged weapon presentation. That is, how to hold…
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North Korea Hacking Pays For Missile Development

Hacking for Missiles? Defectors from North Korea claim an elite cyber warfare group in the North Korean intelligence community referred to as ‘Unit 180’ is likely responsible for major cyber attacks. Cyber security researchers have also said they have found technical evidence that could link North Korea with the global WannaCry "ransomware"…
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HOKA!

Image Source By: HOKA Sometimes The Best Investment is a Pair of High Quality Shoes. If you’re a person over 40 years old with additional chronic issues from your past exploits, it’s important to uncover training aids that substantially support your ongoing training. My issues are centered at my knees, where multiple…
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Edged Weapons: Stripping the Knife

Stripping a knife from an attackers hand is one of them most misunderstood concepts in Krav Maga. There seems to be a fair amount of confusion about how to efficiently strip the knife from an attackers hand. Having seen the vast array of variations in the Krav Maga Houston schools, I thought it best…
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A Veteran’s Guide to Capitalism: VI

Ironically, the best way to start a business is to develop a business plan – a written narrative about your business. In writing a business plan, the author not only tests how complete his/her ideas are for developing a business, he/she also tests how clearly and succinctly the plan can be explained to…
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Bin Laden 2.0

Osama bin Laden’s son has vowed revenge on the west for killing his father and is expected to become the next leader of al-Qaeda. In a new video, released just after the six year anniversary of Osama’s death (May 2, 2011) Hamza bin Laden offers suggestions for martyrdom-seekers in the West. The…
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Arms, Core, Floor

Engaging You Arms To Your Core And Rooting To The Floor Will Dramatically Increase Your Power. If you’re looking to increase your power and potency in your Krav Maga practice, you must adhere to this simple rule – Arms, Core, Floor. In short, when you punch, grab to control position, and/or grab…
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Veteran’s Guide to Capitalism: Part V

Brush Up On Your Negotiating Terms To Capture A Small Windfall Quickly. This week we’re taking a break from the process of building a business to understand what may be the most important skill-set in long-term business management. That is, the art of negotiation. As a general rule, you’ll never make more…
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I Can’t Do That…yet!

Kids Grow When Encouraged to Apply Effort to Any Problem, Reenforcing That It’s Effort That Gets Results. In the United States, it is common to hear the well-intentioned phrase, “Oh, you’re so smart,” or some variation of this statement, reinforcing in our children what Stanford University Psychologist, Carol Dweck, considers to be a…
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The LASER Process: Convert More Leads

Lead Tracking, Management, and Conversion is Critical Part of Developing Your Business. We’ve recently begun tracking our promotional efforts by getting more serious about how we measure and manage our lead stream. While this process directly applies to managing a self-defense school, the process can be adapted to almost any business paradigm.…
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Critical Life Skills

Self-Defense Capacity Is Perhaps The Most Overlooked Critical Life Skill. I don’t think we can over-estimate the importance of understanding the magnitude and impact that teaching Krav Maga can be for our students and for us. The reality is – if we forget this truth, we do a disservice to our students…
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Futuristic Weaponry

There Seems to Be No End to the Innovation Being Poured Into Weaponry. Over the next decade, advancements in modern warfare will look as if they belong in a science fiction film. Expect to see some dramatic technological changes emerging in our mission to protect our soldiers, the homeland, U.S. citizens and…
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The Beginning of the Beginning: My Krav Journey

Krav Maga has Changed the way I Approach Life for the Better I have trained in Krav Maga for two and a half years, and in that time, my life has changed drastically. Simply put; Krav saved me. Unless you knew me before I began Krav, you would not understand that statement. If…
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Joint Lock Flow Drill

People are often surprised when I introduce our basic joint lock flow drill. The surprise comes from a lack of consideration (or knowledge in the case of relatively new students) around our weapons take-away techniques. In their purest format, Krav Maga weapons take-aways are joint locks that have been repurposed. The basic joint lock…
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